As technology advances within legal operations, e-billing is now an essential law department system to help manage the legal department and its spend. Whether you still have not made the move to e-billing — or you are on your second or third iteration of a product — this session will provide an important update to anyone engaged in legal department operations. We’ll highlight trends from the vendor landscape, as well as talk through best practices for getting the most value from investing in e-billing technology. Additionally, we’ll discuss using a maturity model to determine what aspects of e-billing a legal department may be ready for, including the basics of submitting electronic invoices to free up staff time to focus on higher-value work. We’ll also cover complex phased-based budgets and collaboration with external legal service providers.


  • Discuss the vendor landscape in today’s market.

  • Identify best practices around e-billing and budgeting.

  • Outline how to get the most from e-billing.

Audience Level: Intermediate

Mary Jummati is Director, Legal Business Solutions at UnitedLex. She has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, leadership, project and program management, project management offices, software selection, enterprise software implementation, and change management. Her technology and legal industry knowledge allow her to partner with legal department operation teams and management to improve organizational effectiveness, with positive results in reduced cost and increased operational efficiency and quality.


CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.

CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM)


Seminar Information
Date Presented:
December 06, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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e-Billing Best Practices and Readiness: From Angst to Assurance
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Association of Legal Administrators
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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